Thanks to budget cuts, Leslie can’t move ahead with any of her projects, so she enlists Ann to go on a date with Chris to convince him to give the department more money.Her plan fails, but Chris and Ben approve a new Harvest Festival anyway, and Ann decides that she actually really likes Chris.If Emmys were awarded for Most Awkward Performance, Adam Scott would be a lock.A discouraged Leslie sets up a profile on Hoosier Mate, Pawnee's hottest dating site.The second season of Parks and Recreation brought the show a new level of critical acclaim, along with the arrival of new cast members Adam Scott and Rob Lowe in the final few episodes.The third season features those two as new regular cast members, plus more of the skewed dynamics of life in the Pawnee, Indiana, department of parks and recreation.This season begins with the reinstatement of the Pawnee government as Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) brings back the town’s Harvest Festival to great success. Chris and Ann date briefly before he and Ben find permanent work in the Pawnee government.
Leslie tracks Ron down at his remote cabin, and they both decide to return to face their problems.
crew during a rocky first season that centers on the equally rocky pit behind the house of Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones).
Not only does the pit’s presence bring non–government worker Ann (she’s a nurse) into the parks department’s fold; it gives the entire team a goal to work toward during the season.
The final relationship shift catalyzes the exit of Brendanawicz.
Enter Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe) and Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott), state auditors who end the season by temporarily shutting down the Pawnee government.